2955170. Sir John De Derwentwater & 2955171. Isabel ?
~1298, John de Derewentwater born in England s/o 5910340. Thomas de Derwentwater & 5910341. Margaret ?.
1303, John’s father died, his older brother John the heir.
~1300, Isabel born in England, heiress & d/o 5910342. Adam de Skelton. [See 1317.]
7/7/1307, Edward II succeeded Edward I as King of England.
9/11/1316, John de Derwentwater, the elder, enfeoffed John de Derwentwater, his younger brother, of the manor of Bolton, co. Westmoreland , and that the said John, the younger, continued his seisin thereof. (S) CCRs, 5/11/1323.
5/1/1317, John, the elder, died, and the manor of Bolton was then taken into the king's hands by Robert de Sapy, escheator this side Trent. (S) CCRs, 5/11/1323.
5/1317, John heir to his older brother John.
1317, IPM of John de Derwentwatre (Derwentwater), the elder: Cumberland. (S) UKNA.
5/12/1317, Commitment during pleasure to Robert de Leyburn of the keeping of all the lands late of John de Derewentwater, tenant in chief, in the king's hand by reason of the minority of John, brother and heir of the said John. (S) CFRs.
6/15/1317, Writ of certiorari on the complaint of John de Derwentwatre, the younger and Isabel his wife, that the escheator had taken into the king’s hand the manor of Talentire, which they had entered upon after the death of the said John, the elder, by virtue of a grant of Richard le Brun. Cumberland: alentyre. The manor, held for life, of the enfeoffment of Richard de Brun made on Monday the morrow of Holy Trinity, 3 Edward II, with remainder to John de Derwentwatre, the younger, and Isabel his wife, and the heirs of their bodies, of the king in chief as of the honour of Cokermwe by homage and fealty, and by service of 13s. 4d. yearly for cornage. And the said John, the younger, and Isabel after the death of John, the elder, were peacefully seised of the said manor for 15 days until ejected by Robert de Leybourne keeper of the honour of Cokermwe. (S) CIsPM.
8/16/1317, To eacheator beyond Trent. Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of Talentyre, co. Cumberland, … Richard le Brun, deceased, granted it to John de Derwentwatre the elder for life, with remainder to John de Derwentwatre the younger and Isabella his wife, to have and to hold to them and the heirs of their bodies, and John the younger and Isabella entered the manor after the death of John the elder …, and that they peacefully continued their seisin … until Robert de Leyburn, … ejected them from the manor because it is held of the king in chief … … by homage and fealty and by the service of 13s. 4d. yearly for cornage; the king having pardoned John the younger and Isabella the trespass committed by them … in consideration of a fine made with the king for them by Adam de Skelton. Order not to intermeddle further with the manor of Castelrigg' and the island of Wythholm, co. Cumberland, … John de Derwentwatre the elder granted it to John de Derwentwatre the younger, and that John the younger entered the same and was seised thereof … John the younger entered the same by virtue of this grant … and that he peacefully continued his seisin thereof until … the manor and island are held of the king by homage and fealty and by the service of 11s. yearly for cornage and by doing service to the king's court of Cokermuth from 3 weeks to 3 weeks … the king having pardoned … in consideration of a fine made with the king for him by Adam de Skelton. By fine of 100s. (S) CCRs.
12/8/1317, Adam de Skelton has made fine in 100s. for John de Derewentwatre the younger and Isabel his wife for pardon of the trespass of John de Derewentwatre the older in acquiring for life the manor of Talyntire, held in chief, with remainder to the said John the younger and Isabel, and in entering the same without licence. (S) CFRs.
4/1/1323, Writ of certiorari on the complaint of John de Derwentwatre, the younger, that the manor of Boulton whereof the said John, the elder, long before his death had enfeoffed him to hold to himself and his heirs, had been taken into the king’s hand. Westmoreland: … [see 9/11/1316.] (S) CIsPM.
1/24/1327, Edward III, age 14, succeeded Edward II as King of England.
2/21/1331, Anthony de Lucy appointed Justiciar in Ireland.
4/1/1331, Anthony de Lucy, going to Ireland on the king's service … Protection with clause volumus, for 1 year, for the following going with the aforesaid Anthony, Peter Tilliol (2955176), Hugh de Louthre (2955144), John de Derwentwatre (2955170), Alexander de Wyndesore, Robert de Haverington, Hugh de Moriceby (2955168) … knights. (S) CPRs. [The Irish were raiding English land holdings at Arklow, Tallaght, Wexford, Ferns and Limerick.]
3/28/1333, Commission to John de Derewyntwatre to levy a wool subsidy in Westmoreland. (S) CFRs.
1334, Gift in entail. John de Musgrave to … Witnesses: Sir John de Derwentwater, Sir John de Lancaster, Henry de Warthcoppe, Thomas de Musgrave, Robert de Sandford (Sheriff of Westmorland) … (S) UKNA.
9/25/1335 on the Isle of Derwentwater, Gift of John de Brorowdall … Witnesses: Sir Gilbert de Corewenne, Sir John de Derwentwater, Sir Robert de Bampton, Sir Hugh de Moricely, … (S) UKNA.
2/16/1338, Petition of Henry fitz Hugh … a commission to fix by a perambulation the bounds of the counties of Yorkshire and Westmorland … People mentioned: John de Derewentwater. (S) UKNA.
3/2/1339, To … Ralph de Nevill, Anthony de Lucy, Richard de Wylughby, … William Basset, Robert de Scardeburgh and John de Derewentwatre. Order to supersede the perambulation … (S) CCRs.
9/1343 at Bolton, Contract of marriage between Mons. Hugh de Morisceby and Mons. John de Derwentwater by which the former covenanted that Christopher his son and heir should marry Isabel, daughter of the latter, who agreed to give with her a portion of 180 marks. [Contract in Norman French held in 1860 by John Hill, Esq., Lord of Asby.] (S) Hist. & Topo. Cumberland & Westmorland, Whellan, 1860, P415.
1/27/1344, Christopher de Moriceby (1477584) and Isabel, his wife, querents, and Hugh de Moriceby (2955168), knight, and Margaret, his wife, deforciants. The manor of Magna Askeby, excepting the advowson of the church of the same manor, which John de Derwentwater (2955170) holds for a term of 5 years. … to hold of Hugh and Margaret and the heirs of Margaret for ever, rendering yearly £4 sterling … Christopher and Isabel have given them 100 pounds sterling. (S) Feet of Fines, Westmoreland, CP 25/1/249/7, number 26.
10/1/1344, Robert de Mulcastre, knight, and John de Derewentwatre, knight, in the county of Cumberland, to levy the 10th and 15th. (S) CFRs.
8/2/1345, Commission to Robert de Mulcastre, knight, and John de Derewentwater, in the county of Cumberland ; and to put the money raised collectin the 10th and 15th in the cathedral church of Carlisle for safe keeping. (S) CFRs.
10/5/1346, Robert de Mulcastre, knight, and John de Derewentwatre to levy the 10th and 15th in Cumberland. (S) CFRs.
By 1347, John knighted.
3/8/1347, Commission to collect for the king 20,000 sacks of wool from earls, barons, … John de Derwentwatre, knight, …; 232.5 sacks in Cumberland. (S) CFRs.
1348, The Black Death entered the west countryside of England [likely entering through Bristol].
6/1349, The Plague reached Dorset, and had spread across England by the end of 1349.
1350, Witnesses to a charter for Fountains Abbey: ..., John de Derwentwater, Hugh Lowther, Henry Malton, John Orton, Adam Bassenthwaite and John Harrington of Aldingham ... Gilbert Curwen, Christopher Moresby, ... (S) Chartulary of Fountains Abbey, Lancaster, 1915.
2/25/1352, John de Derewentwater, knight, on a commission to levy the 15th and 10th in Westmoreland. (S) CFRs.
7/20/1359, IPM of William, baron of Greystok. Westmoreland: … Boulton. The town held by John de Derewentwatre by homage and fealty and by service of 8s. 6d. for cornage … (S) CIsPM.
5/14/1361, To escheator in Westmoreland, … land in Ormesheved … Adam Graunger held the other messuage and land of John de Derwentwater. (S) CCRs.
1366, John de Derwentwater, lord of the manors of Castlerigg and Tallantire, Cumberland, and of Bolton, Westmorland, died.
5/17/1366, Order to escheator in the county of Cumberland, to take into the king's hand the lands whereof John de Derwentwater, ‘chivaler’, who held in chief, was seised in his demesne as of fee on the day of his death, and to make inquisition touching his lands and heir etc. (S) CFRs.
Children of John and Isabel:
i. John de Derwentater, born ? in England.
10/8/1369, IPM of Joan daughter and heir of Antony de Luch, a minor. Cumberland: … Castelrygg. The manor, held of the manor of Papecastre by John de Derwentwater by service of rendering 23s. 4d. for cornage and 16d. for sea-watch. … (S) CIsPM.
3/28/1371, John Derewentwatre on a commission in Cumberland to collect a subsidy for the war against France. (S) CFRs.
11/24/1371, IPM of William de Threlkeld. Cumberland. … Threlkeld. The manor, held of John de Derwentwater, knight, as of his manor of Castelrigg, by homage and fealty. (S) CIsPM.
7/2/1376, To Alan Buxhill constable of the Tower of London. Order by mainprise of Henry Lescrope, Richard Lescrope, James de Pykeryng and John de Derwentwaatre to set free Hugh de Dacre knight from the Tower prison where he is detained on suspicion of causing the death of Randolph de Dacre his brother. (S) CCRs.
11/26/1377, Commitment during pleasure to John Derwentwater ; county of Cumberland and castle of Carlisle, provided that he answer at the Exchequer as sheriff and keeper. (S) CFRs.
9/1378, Peter de Tilliol, of age, chosen Knight of the shire for Cumberland, along with Clement de Skelton and John de Derwentwater, receiving £17 12s for 44 days. (S) CCRs.
ii. Isabel de Derwentwater (1477585), born ~1325 in England.